Retired chief justice Richard Malanjum now chairman of Berjaya Land

Richard Malanjum was Chief Justice of Malaysia from July 2018 to April 2019.

PETALING JAYA: Former chief justice Richard Malanjum has been made chairman of the board of directors of Berjaya Land Bhd, according to a filing with the stock exchange.

The company said Malanjum, 67, was appointed to the group’s board, following the retirement of Razman Md Hashim Che Din, who is 80, after serving as group chairman since 2007.

As Chief Justice from July 2018 to April 13 this year, Malanjun was head of the judiciary and was the first East Malaysian to hold the highest judicial office.

Since retirement, Malanjum has gone into practice as a legal consultant.

Berjaya Land said he was being appointed as the independent and non-executive chairman, as well as chairman of the company’s remuneration and nomination committees, and as a member of the group’s audit and risk committees, the Edge Markets reported.